2 1/4 Inch Barrel Diameter
Colorway: White | Grey | Gold
Drop 9 Length-To-Weight Ratio
Features USSSA, USA (ASA), NSA, WBSC & ISA Certifications
Balanced Swing Feel
Full Twelve (12) Month Manufacturer's Warranty
Three-Piece, All-Composite Fastpitch Bat
NEW Speed Composite Design - Features PBF Technology For Max Pop, Large Sweet Spot & Excellent Sound
UPDATED VCX2 Connection - Allows For Independent Movement Between The Barrel And Handle To Control Vibration And Create Great Feel When Contacting The Ball.
New COPA End Cap - Works With Barrel To Maximize The Sweet Spot Size
Single-Disc PBF Barrel Technology - Insert In The Barrel Helps To Elongate The Sweet Spot (Top Performance Near The Connection Point & At The End Cap) & Deliver A Nice Balance Point On The Bat
Louisville Slugger LXT -9 Fastpitch Softball Bat: WBL2453010
Another year, another bat. Not the case this year! Louisville Slugger has tons of new technology on the LXT to be excited about.
Louisville Slugger has switched it up with the technology with this year's bat. The essential build is similar to years past with the three-piece design and balanced feel, but beyond that, nearly everything has changed. The new Speed Composite material on the barrel will drop jaws with the performance that it will display. As well, the VCX2 Connection has been updated to prevent vibration plus allow for a clean feel when contacting a softball. Lastly, the COPA end cap is new and should be extending the length of the sweet spot on the bat.
And as a final note, even though this LXT is balanced in its feel, many power hitters will enjoy it from the extra weight that a drop 9 model of bat usually displays.
Louisville Slugger is offering a full twelve (12) month manufacturer's warranty period on this bat. If you notice anything wrong with the bat within 12 months of the purchase date, please reach out to the Bat Experts at JustBats. The Bat Experts will set you up with directions for initiating a warranty replacement with Louisville Slugger.
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About the Brand
In 1842, J. Frederick Hillerich emigrated with his family from Baden-Baden, Germany to the United States. Eight years before, the 1834 Book of Sports had made its debut as the nation's first publication covering baseball. But when he arrived in Baltimore, J. Frederick Hillerich would never have dreamed of the future impact his family would have on America's favorite pastime.
After a short while, the Hillerichs moved to Louisville, where J. Fred started a woodworking shop in 1856. Two of his sons, Adam and John Andrew "Bud" were born in the United States and would later join their father in his business. By 1864 "J.F. Hillerich, Job Turning" was in operation and filled orders for businesses by custom-turning everything from balusters to bedposts.
The firm thrived, and by 1875 the little woodworking shop employed about 20 people. In 1880 Bud Hillerich, who was an amateur baseball player, became an apprentice in his father's shop. Young Bud made his own baseball bats along with bats for several of his teammates.
The debate over the origins of the first bat continues to generate controversy among baseball enthusiasts, but the younger Hillerich was most certainly involved in getting his father's business involved with what would become the company's signature item. According to company legend, the first bat was turned by Bud for Pete "The Old Gladiator" Browning in 1884. Browning was a star on Louisville's professional American Association team - the Eclipse. On a spring afternoon Bud, then seventeen, witnessed Browning break his favorite bat. Bud offered to make a bat for his hero, and Browning accepted. After the young wood shop apprentice lathed a quality stick from white ash, according to the story, Browning got three hits with it in the next game.
Louisville Slugger gloves are worn by more pitchers in Major League Baseball than any other glove.
|Approved For||ASA ISA NSA USA Softball USSSA WBSC|
|Barrel Diameter||2 1/4|
|Color||Gold Grey White|
|Hitting Style||Contact Hitter Power Hitter|
|Length to Weight Ratio||- 9|
|Price||$300 - $399.99 $350 - $399.99|
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